General Surgery Job In Livingston, Tennessee
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Enjoy a great quality of life of Livingston, TN located just over one hour and thirty minutes from Nashville and one hour forty five minutes to Knoxville. This is an employed opportunity with a 1:3 call schedule. There is a robust PCP referral base in place to welcome the new physician. The position calls for a skilled general surgeon who provides services including but not limited to the following, laparoscopic and open procedures, appendectomy, gallbladder, hernia, gastrointestinal, breast biopsy and can preferably perform endoscopy and colonoscopies. Colorectal and wound care skills a plus. Patients will also experience great inpatient care by our full time hospitalist program. Expect a strong financial package inclusive of full benefits that include paid vacation, sign on bonus, relocation assistance, health, dental, vision, life, short term disability, long term disability, 401K, CME, and consideration of student loan support. NO STATE INCOME TAX!
Livingston and Overton County have made a strong commitment to education at all levels with one K-4 school, five elementary schools, one high school and an early childhood center. The Volunteer State Community College at Livingston is a full-service, two-year public community college. Tennessee Tech University is a four-year institution located 20 minutes south of Livingston and is the state’s only technology-oriented university.
Livingston is home to many exciting festivals, including the Overton County Fair, the Overton County Blue-grass Festival, the Standing Stone Car Show, the Standing Stone Marbles Festival, the National Rolley Hole Championship (featured on ESPN and in Southern Living magazine), a Christmas Craft Show and the city’s annual Christmas Parade.
As part of the beautiful Cumberland Plateau, Livingston and Overton County offer plenty of opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. Standing Stone State Park, famous for its outstanding scenery, wildflowers, fossils and other natural diversity, covers nearly 11,000 acres along the Cumberland Plateau of north-central Tennessee. The park takes its name from a standing eight-foot tall rock, which was supposedly used as a boundary line between two separate Indian nations. For fishing and boating enthusiasts, there is Dale Hollow Lake. This deep, cold-water lake contains numerous species of sport fish and is known for record catches, including a world-record small mouth bass and lake trout in excess of 15 pounds. The lake has 620 miles of shoreline with 52,000 acres: 27,000 acres of water and 25,000 acres of adjoining land. Four top-of-the-line campgrounds are available with water and electric hook-ups. Numerous day-use areas offer clean picnic, beach and launching facilities for all users. Fourteen commercial marinas provide a variety of services, such as small vessel and houseboat rental, restaurants and lodging. Other recreational opportunities include Hidden Valley Golf and Country Club and the West Fork and East Fork Obey Rivers, which plunge 1,000 feet over a 20-mile stretch to form Class I-IV rapids. Livingston’s Winningham Park features picnic areas, a lighted walking trail, amphitheater and fitness stations.
Livingston Regional Hospital is a Joint Commission-accredited, 114-bed acute care facility. The hospital and the 65+ physicians on its medical staff provide a comprehensive range of healthcare services, including 24-hour emergency services that serve the Upper Cumberland Region as a Level III trauma center. The hospital’s Women’s Center features recently renovated birthing suites. Diagnostic and Radiology Services include Computed Tomography Scanning, Ultrasonography, Mammography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Radiography and Nuclear Medicine. A 6-bed Critical Care unit provides intensive care services and procedures with advanced cardiac and ventilatory equipment for continuous patient monitoring. Physical Rehabilitative services on both an inpatient and an outpatient basis are also available.